CBSE Class 2 Maths Syllabus for 2020-21: New Textbook II Class

CBSE 2nd Class Maths Syllabus 2020-2021 is given Here for Easy understanding.

CBSE Class 2 Mathematics Syllabus

13 Hours

  • 3-D and 2-D Shapes
  • Observes objects in the environment and gets a qualitative feel for their geometrical attributes.
  • Identifies the basic 3-D shapes such as cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere by their names.
  • Traces the 2-D outlines of 3-D objects.
  • Observes and identifies these 2-D shapes.
  • Identifies 2-D shapes viz., rectangle, square, triangle, circle by their names.
  • Describes intuitively the properties of these 2-D shapes.
  • Identifies and makes straight lines by folding, straight edged objects, stretched strings and draws free hand and with a ruler.
  • Draws horizontal, vertical and slant lines (free hand).
  • Distinguishes between straight and curved lines.
  • Identifies objects by observing their shadows.
Numbers46 Hours
  • Reads and writes numerals for numbers up to ninety- nine.
  • Expands a number with respect to place values.
  • Counts and regroups objects into tens and ones.
  • Uses the concept of place value in the comparison of numbers.


Counts in various ways:

  • Starting from any number.
  • Group counting etc.

Arranges numbers upto hundred in ascending and descending order.

Forms the greatest and the smallest two digit numbers with and without repetition of given digits.

Indicates and identifies the position of an object in a line.


Adds and subtracts two digit numbers by drawing representations of tens and ones without and with regrouping.

Adds zero to a number and subtracts zero from a number.

Observes the commutative property of addition through patterns.

Solves addition, subtraction problems presented through pictures and verbal description.

Describes orally the situations that correspond to the given addition and subtraction facts.

Estimates the result of addition and subtraction and compares the result with another given number.


Discussion of situations involving repeated addition and situations involving equal sharing.

Activities of making equal groups.

  • Adds and subtracts single digit numbers mentally.
  • Adds and subtracts multiples of ten mentally.
Money3 Hours
  • Identifies currency – notes and coins.
  • Puts together amounts of money not exceeding Rs 50/-.
  • Adds and subtracts small amounts of money mentally.
  • Transacts an amount using 3-4 notes.
Measurement13 Hours

Measures lengths & distances along short & long paths using uniform (non-standard) units, extends to longer lengths.WEIGHT

Compares two or more objects by their weight.

Appreciates the need for a simple balance.

Compares weights of given objects using simple balance.


Compares and orders containers in terms of internal volume(capacity).

Orders given containers as per their capacities on the basis of perception & verifies by pouring out etc.


Gets familiar with the days of the week and months of the year.

Gets a feel for sequence of seasons (varying locally).

Sequences the events occurring over longer periods in terms of dates/days.

Data Handling6 Hours
Collects data through measurement.

Represents the data followed by discussion (e.g. heights of children).

Collects and presents the data on birthdays.

Draws inferences from the data at the appropriate level.

Patterns10 Hours
  • Observes and extends patterns in sequence of shapes and numbers.
  • Searches for patterns in different ways of splitting a number.
  • Creates block patterns by stamping thumbprints, leaf prints, vegetable prints, etc.
  • Creates patterns of regular shapes by stamping.

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